4.6-magnitude quake hits Northern California

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COBB, Calif. (AP) - A small earthquake has jolted Northern California but there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries.  

The U.S. Geological Survey says a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.6 struck at 2:09 a.m. Thursday in Lake County. It was centered near the small rural community of Cobb, about 70 miles northwest of Sacramento.  

Some reports say it was felt as far away as San Francisco, some 70 miles away. 

Seismic activity is common in the area.

The Associated Press

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